July 18 – Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:1) Read: 1 Chronicles 26:12-27:34, Romans 4:13-5:5, Psalm 14:1-7, Proverbs 19:17 Relate: Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Have you ever had one of those moments when something incredibly familiar becomes beautifully fresh? As…

25 Songs of Christmas #11 Precious Lamb of God

For the past couple songs, we have talked about gifts. We talked about the gifts we do and should give. We talked about the gifts we desire. Well, it wouldn’t be Christmas without talking about the greatest gift of all. Like I said at the end of yesterday, that gift came wrapped in swaddling cloth…

June 1 – Two Words

“Jesus the Nazarene,” they replied. “I am,” Jesus said. (Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them.) As Jesus said “I am,” they all drew back and fell to the ground! (John 18:5-6) Read: 2 Samuel 14:1 – 15:22, John 18:1-24, Psalm 119:97-112, Proverbs 16:8-9 Relate: Ego Eimi. I exist. It is I. I am. However you want to translate it,…

February 8 – Your Love Extended

As crowded as these homes probably already were, I watched over and over again these kind and loving citizens open their homes to those who had been evicted (on pain of death) from theirs. I cannot but help compare the response of the western world that has such a greater capacity and yet continues to keep their doors closed.